- DOB: 8/25/1986
- Ht: 5-11
- Wt: 190
- Shoots: L
- School: Sacred Heart University
- Hometown: Windsor, CT
Johnson signed his first North American contract with the Stingrays on Aug. 4, 2017, after playing seven seasons of pro hockey overseas. Johnson has played for four different professional teams in Europe, including 239 regular season games over six seasons with HC Plzen in the Czech Republic where he put up 113 total points. Johnson had back-to-back 30-point seasons with HC Plzen in 2014-15 and 2015-16. The 5-foot-11, 190-pound scorer played 28 games for HC Plzen last season before skating with another Czech team, HC Dynamo Pardubice, and Grizzlys Wolfsburg of the German professional league (DEL).
In four seasons with Sacred Heart from 2006-10, Johnson scored 107 points on 47 goals and 60 assists in 130 games. After his senior year, Johnson was named First Team All-Conference by the Atlantic Hockey Association as well as a New England Men’s Division I All-Star.
The native of Windsor, Conn. has two brothers that have suited up for South Carolina in the past. Keith Johnson (2008-10) was a member of the 2009 Kelly Cup Championship team, while Gregg Johnson (2009-10) joined the Stingrays the following year.